Bridgeport Reservoir Fish Report- Update by Eric Hein on 5/15/09

Bridgeport Reservoir - Bridgeport, CA (Mono County)

by The Trout Fitter Staff
(800) 637-6912

Water Conditions:

The Reservoir remains fairly low this spring, however, the level is slowly rising with spring runoff.Average water temps have risen from 48 - 54 to 52-55 degrees.

Fishing Conditions and Hatches: Good

Fish are averaging in the 2-5 lb range and seem to be spread out , with the best spots being Rainbow Point, off the Ledge, and down by the Dam.Fishing has picked up over the last week.
Midge fishing in 9-10 feet just outside the Marina is producing some nice fish as well.Midges are still the most predominant hatch but the callibaetis hatches have started as well,quite a bit early but welcomed.

Recommended Flies:

Hornbergs #8-10, Punk Perch,#10-12, Zebra midge#16-20, Tiger midge#16-20, Black beauty,#16-20, Opti-midge grey, #16-20

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